David Evans Portland Stone Keystone from the Bank of England Annexe For Sale
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David Evans Portland Stone Keystone from the Bank of England Annexe

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A large Portland Stone keystone depicting the Lion as on the Scottish Shilling holding a sword and sceptre above the crown. Sculptor David Evans Part of a collection of approximately 45 statues and carvings commissioned by the Bank of England to adorn it’s Annexe built in the 1950’s at One New Change in the City of London. They were removed prior to the building being demolished in 2007. This was one of three keystones above the entrance on Watling Street. Notes: The building was erected to accommodate the Bank of England's Accounts Department and occupied the whole site bounded by Cheapside to the north, Watling Street to the south, Bread Street to the east, Newgate to the north west and New Change to the west. It was built on a World War II bomb site and was sensitively designed in that it presented a backdrop to Christopher Wrens majestic Roman Baroque St Paul’s Cathedral. English circa 1957. (Price + vat in EU zone)

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  • Condition
    Good
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 35.04 in. x W 18.51 in. x D 18.12 in.H 89 cm x W 47 cm x D 46 cm
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Seller Reference Number
    Stock No: 10766
  • Reference Number
    LU160323605592
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